Mawhinney Family History

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Mawhinney Name Meaning

Scottish (Galloway) and northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Choinnich (Scottish), Mac Choinnigh (Irish), a patronymic from the byname Coinneach (see McKenzie and Kenneth). Northern Irish (Antrim): possibly an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Shuibhne (see McSweeney).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Mcwhinney, Mckinney, Mewhinney, Mcelhinney, Mahoney, Mackinney

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Mawhinney Family Origin

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Mawhinney Family Occupations

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  • Coal Dealer

    17%
  • Coal Miner

    17%
  • Iron Scraver

    17%
  • Joiner

    17%

In 1881, Coal Dealer, Coal Miner and Iron Scraver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mawhinney. The most common Mawhinney occupation in the UK was Coal Dealer. 17% of Mawhinney's were Coal Dealers. A less common occupation for the Mawhinney family was Joiner.

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Mawhinney Historical Records

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